Many of our clients have end of year deadlines for projects. One of our newest clients contacted us with an unprecedented challenge – could we upgrade them from 32-bit Documentum 6.5 SP1 to 64-bit Documentum 7.0 Patch 12 by early December given availability of certain funds. This post will present the project and some best […]
Supersized Documentum Migrations and Upgrades Two Billion Documents and Counting
Two weeks ago we completed several of the largest Documentum migrations and upgrades we’ve ever seen. With short outage windows, we helped plan and support our client’s migration of their Documentum systems from a data center in the southeast US to the Rockies while simultaneously upgrading the repositories from Documentum 6.5 to 6.7 SPx. Altogether […]
Documentum Upgrades – Handling eSignatures in Documentum 6.6+
Starting in Documentum Content Server 6.6, using the eSignature mechanism uses iText rather than PDF Fusion to create the electronic signature page. Documentum made this move to iText in order to be able to support creating eSignatures when the content server was running on a Unix/Linux environment, which was previously unsupported. Using the eSignature mechanism […]
Documentum Upgrade to 6.7 – a simple approach
Back in July, we wrote a lessons learned post regarding upgrading from Documentum 6.5 to Documentum 6.7. We have a client that recently completed, by himself, a Documentum upgrade from 6.5 SP3 to 6.7 SP1. While TSG often assists clients in the Documentum upgrade process, some clients are very capable of performing upgrades on their […]
Documentum 6.5 to 6.7 Upgrade Lessons Learned
TSG recently assisted a client with upgrading their Documentum 6.5 environment to 6.7. Products included Content Server, xPlore, Business Process Manager (BPM), Content Transformation Services (ADTS, AVTS, MTS), DA, Webtop, Records Manager, Retention Policy Services (RPS), Archive Services for Reports (ASR), and TaskSpace. The client also runs TSG’s High Performance Interface (HPI) and OpenContent products.
Documentum, Mobile and IMAP – A standard and open source approach for email archiving and mobile access
TSG has started initial research and development on an alternative approach for email archiving and mobile access with Documentum, based on a client project that utilized Alfresco IMAP. In prepping for our client briefing next week, we thought we would share our initial thoughts on an IMAP and Documentum approach.
EMC World 2012 – May 23rd – What’s Next? ECM Documentum Family Roadmap – Aaron Aubrecht
With a slight Vegas headache, squeezed into the Documentum Family Roadmap session this morning. This post will present the details.
Documentum 6.7 Upgrades and Hardware Changes
With Documentum 6.5 SP3 going out of support this year (August 31, 2012), we’re running several Documentum upgrade projects for clients this quarter. Unlike in the past where upgrades promised fantastic new functionality, this round of upgrades is trending more towards maintaining supported configurations and upgrading to new hardware. In addition, rather than simply upgrading […]
Debugging Documentum Java Method Server (JMS) Code in Eclipse
One of the big challenges with working with Documentum is debugging code that is deployed to the Content Server’s Java Method Server (JMS). Deploying code updates to the JMS can be tedious because it the JMS is typically on a remote server for developers, and it usually takes a long time to restart when code […]